Vasilis Tsimihodimos

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint How should we treat hypertension and dyslipidemia in patients with prediabetes?
    Vasilios Tsimihodimos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Curr Pharm Des 19:3773-87. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Hypertriglyceridaemic waist phenotype criteria and prevalent metabolic triad in women
    Irene F Gazi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 24:223-30. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint The hypertriglyceridemic waist phenotype is a predictor of elevated levels of small, dense LDL cholesterol
    Irene F Gazi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Lipids 41:647-54. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Plasma triglyceride levels and body mass index values are the most important determinants of prebeta-1 HDL concentrations in patients with various types of primary dyslipidemia
    Vasilis Tsimihodimos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Atherosclerosis 208:506-11. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Plasma lipoproteins and triacylglycerol are predictors of small, dense LDL particles
    Vasilis Tsimihodimos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110, Ioannina, Greece
    Lipids 42:403-9. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint The PON1 M55L gene polymorphism is associated with reduced HDL-associated PAF-AH activity
    Anna I Kakafika
    Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    J Lipid Res 44:1919-26. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of fenofibrate on serum inflammatory markers in patients with high triglyceride values
    Vasilis Tsimihodimos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 9:27-33. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Concentration and relative distribution of low-density lipoprotein subfractions in patients with metabolic syndrome defined according to the National Cholesterol Education Program criteria
    Irene Gazi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Metabolism 55:885-91. 2006
  9. doi request reprint The effects of rosuvastatin alone or in combination with fenofibrate or omega 3 fatty acids on inflammation and oxidative stress in patients with mixed dyslipidemia
    Aris P Agouridis
    University of Ioannina Medical School, Department of Internal Medicine, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 12:2605-11. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of ezetimibe monotherapy on the concentration of lipoprotein subfractions in patients with primary dyslipidaemia
    Mihalis Kalogirou
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:1169-76. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint How should we treat hypertension and dyslipidemia in patients with prediabetes?
    Vasilios Tsimihodimos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Curr Pharm Des 19:3773-87. 2013
    ..A critical overview and suggestions of different treatment options for prediabetic patients with dyslipidemia and/or hypertension are also presented...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hypertriglyceridaemic waist phenotype criteria and prevalent metabolic triad in women
    Irene F Gazi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 24:223-30. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint The hypertriglyceridemic waist phenotype is a predictor of elevated levels of small, dense LDL cholesterol
    Irene F Gazi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Lipids 41:647-54. 2006
    ..The HTGW phenotype, compared with the MetSyn criteria, can provide an easy and inexpensive tool to monitor patients characterized by an adverse lipid and lipoprotein profile...
  4. doi request reprint Plasma triglyceride levels and body mass index values are the most important determinants of prebeta-1 HDL concentrations in patients with various types of primary dyslipidemia
    Vasilis Tsimihodimos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Atherosclerosis 208:506-11. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was the direct comparison of prebeta-1 HDL values in individuals with various types of primary dyslipidemias...
  5. ncbi request reprint Plasma lipoproteins and triacylglycerol are predictors of small, dense LDL particles
    Vasilis Tsimihodimos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110, Ioannina, Greece
    Lipids 42:403-9. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint The PON1 M55L gene polymorphism is associated with reduced HDL-associated PAF-AH activity
    Anna I Kakafika
    Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    J Lipid Res 44:1919-26. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Effect of fenofibrate on serum inflammatory markers in patients with high triglyceride values
    Vasilis Tsimihodimos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 9:27-33. 2004
    ..In this context, a number of inflammatory markers have been studied for their ability to predict future cardiovascular events in asymptomatic individuals or patients with established atherosclerotic disease...
  8. ncbi request reprint Concentration and relative distribution of low-density lipoprotein subfractions in patients with metabolic syndrome defined according to the National Cholesterol Education Program criteria
    Irene Gazi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Metabolism 55:885-91. 2006
    ..This increase is directly related to the number of components of metabolic syndrome and is mainly determined by the serum concentrations of triglycerides...
  9. doi request reprint The effects of rosuvastatin alone or in combination with fenofibrate or omega 3 fatty acids on inflammation and oxidative stress in patients with mixed dyslipidemia
    Aris P Agouridis
    University of Ioannina Medical School, Department of Internal Medicine, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 12:2605-11. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of ezetimibe monotherapy on the concentration of lipoprotein subfractions in patients with primary dyslipidaemia
    Mihalis Kalogirou
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:1169-76. 2007
    ..Therefore, we evaluated the effect of ezetimibe (a selective cholesterol transport inhibitor) on the concentrations of lipoprotein subfractions in patients with primary dyslipidaemia...
  11. doi request reprint Pleiotropic effects of ezetimibe: do they really exist?
    Michalis Kalogirou
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Eur J Pharmacol 633:62-70. 2010
    ..This article aims to review the potential pleiotropic effects of the drug mainly on inflammation markers, lipoprotein subfractions and endothelial function...
  12. ncbi request reprint Analysis of 6-month effect of orlistat administration, alone or in combination with fenofibrate, on triglyceride-rich lipoprotein metabolism in overweight and obese patients with metabolic syndrome
    Theodosios D Filippatos
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, 45 110 Ioannina, Greece
    J Clin Lipidol 2:279-84. 2008
    ..Orlistat significantly reduced serum triglycerides (TG) in most clinical trials. Orlistat-induced TG reduction has not been studied to determine the factors contributing to TG alterations in clinical settings...
  13. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory biomarkers and cardiovascular risk assessment. Current knowledge and future perspectives
    Elisavet Moutzouri
    Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Curr Pharm Des 19:3827-40. 2013
    ..In this review we discuss the current literature regarding the pros and cons of these biomarkers...
  14. pmc LDL cholesterol estimation in patients with the metabolic syndrome
    Irene Gazi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Lipids Health Dis 5:8. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate various LDL cholesterol calculation formulas as well as LDL cholesterol levels provided by the Lipoprint LDL System (LDL-L) in patients with the metabolic syndrome (MetSyn)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effect of atorvastatin on the concentration, relative distribution, and chemical composition of lipoprotein subfractions in patients with dyslipidemias of type IIA and IIB
    Vasilis Tsimihodimos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol 42:304-10. 2003
    ..Thus, the percentage mass distribution of LDL particles remained unaffected. These results suggest that the effect of atorvastatin on LDL subfractions is affected by the underlying genetic defect...
  16. doi request reprint Prediabetes: to treat or not to treat?
    Elisavet Moutzouri
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Eur J Pharmacol 672:9-19. 2011
    ..However, whether this biochemical improvement can be translated into actual clinical benefit remains to be established...
  17. pmc Effect of Plant Polyphenols on Adipokine Secretion from Human SGBS Adipocytes
    Christos S Derdemezis
    Laboratory of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    Biochem Res Int 2011:285618. 2011
    ..Conclusion. Quercetin and resveratrol significantly decreased visfatin secretion from SGBS adipocytes. This effect may contribute to their overall antiatherogenic properties...
  18. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 activity is a marker of small, dense LDL particles in human plasma
    Irene Gazi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece
    Clin Chem 51:2264-73. 2005
    ..We investigated whether Lp-PLA(2) could be a marker of sdLDL in human plasma...
  19. doi request reprint Aminoglycoside-induced nephrotoxicity studied by proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy of urine
    Vasilis Tzovaras
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:3219-24. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to characterize the early stages of aminoglycoside-induced nephrotoxicity using proton nuclear magnetic resonance ((1)H NMR) spectroscopy of urine...
  20. ncbi request reprint Clinical and laboratory characteristics of hypernatraemia in an internal medicine clinic
    George Liamis
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:136-43. 2008
    ..Also, we sought to identify differences between patients who were admitted with hypernatraemia and those who developed hypernatraemia during hospitalization...
  21. doi request reprint Dyslipidemia in chronic kidney disease: an approach to pathogenesis and treatment
    Vasilis Tsimihodimos
    Department of Nephrology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Am J Nephrol 28:958-73. 2008
    ..In this review the pathogenesis and treatment of renal dyslipidemia are discussed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Salicylate-induced proximal tubular dysfunction
    Vasilis Tsimihodimos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Am J Kidney Dis 50:463-7. 2007
    ..The mechanisms potentially implicated in the pathogenesis of salicylate-induced Fanconi syndrome are discussed and a brief review of the relevant literature is provided...
  23. ncbi request reprint Fenofibrate induces HDL-associated PAF-AH but attenuates enzyme activity associated with apoB-containing lipoproteins
    Vasilis Tsimihodimos
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
    J Lipid Res 44:927-34. 2003
    ....
  24. pmc Dyslipidemia associated with chronic kidney disease
    Vasilis Tsimihodimos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Open Cardiovasc Med J 5:41-8. 2011
    ..In addition, the results of the studies that tested the effects of the hypolipidemic drugs on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in patients with CKD are reported...
  25. ncbi request reprint Disturbances of phosphate metabolism: another feature of metabolic syndrome
    Rigas Kalaitzidis
    Department of Nephrology, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:851-8. 2005
    ..The aim of our study is to confirm the presence of hypophosphatemia in patients with metabolic syndrome, as well as investigate mechanisms that may underlie the disturbances in phosphate metabolism in this patient group...
  26. ncbi request reprint Fenofibrate: metabolic and pleiotropic effects
    Vasilis Tsimihodimos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, 451 10 Ioannina, Greece
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 3:87-98. 2005
    ..Additionally, in cases of refractory dyslipidaemia, the combination of fenofibrate with statins is a therapeutic option...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effects of antihypertensive and hypolipidemic drugs on plasma and high-density lipoprotein-associated platelet activating factor-acetylhydrolase activity
    Afroditi P Tambaki
    Laboratory of Biochemistry, Department of Chemistry, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Greece
    J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther 9:91-5. 2004
    ..However, the influence of these drugs on the enzyme activity has not been adequately studied...
  28. doi request reprint Lipoprotein glomerulopathy
    Vasilis Tsimihodimos
    Department of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Curr Opin Lipidol 22:262-9. 2011
    ..This article reviews the clinical and laboratory features of lipoprotein glomerulopathy, discusses the mechanisms that may be implicated in its pathogenesis and summarizes the currently available therapeutic options...